Amazon could be in for a bumpy ride in India

A wider audience than just the travel industry is watching Amazon’s latest move in India – a dive into travel  – the vote-sensitive Indian government for one, let alone countless astute, nationalistic competitors. All may not go smoothly!

Investment by foreign companies of hundreds of millions of dollars “do not insulate them from surprises,” warns the Wall Street Journal, adding that “closely fought elections, rising nationalism and canny local rivals add to the uncertainty”.

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